UNHCR commends the efforts of Armed Forces of Malta as 87 people were found in distress and rescued from a dinghy east of Malta in the morning of 22 January.
UNHCR welcomes the publication of the inquiry report regarding the tragic death of Mamadou Kamara in 2012, who had arrived in Malta as an asylum seeker and died while in custody of Detention Service officers.
The UN refugee agency on Wednesday warned that the international community was losing its focus on saving lives amid confusion among coastal nations and regional blocs over how to respond to the growing number of people making risky sea journeys in search of asylum or migration.
The UN refugee agency, with endorsement from high-profile supporters, on Tuesday launched a global campaign aimed at ending the devastating legal limbo of statelessness, which affects millions of people around the world.
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Office in Malta has launched a report on statelessness in Malta on occasion of the Global “I Belong” campaign, which is aimed at ending the problem of Statelessness within 10 years.
A courageous Colombian women’s rights network was in the spotlight on Monday as it received UNHCR’s prestigious Nansen Refugee Award in Geneva, Switzerland, for its outstanding work to help victims of forced displacement and sexual abuse.